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April 17, 2014

Thursday play at the Monte Carlo Masters continued to go as many expected, as Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer both cruised to victories and spots in the quarterfinals.

April 17, 2014

World number one Rafael Nadal continued his dominance on clay this morning in Monte Carlo by defeating Italian Andreas Seppi 6-1, 6-3 to advance to the tournament’s quarterfinal round.

April 16, 2014

Roger Federer needed less than an hour to dispose of his second-round opponent, Radek Stepanek on Wednesday at the Monte Carlo Masters. Federer defeated the veteran Czech 6-1, 6-2 in a match that lasted only 52 minutes to advance to the third round of the tournament.

April 16, 2014

The USTA Metro Region Board held its first meeting of the year during the USTA Eastern Annual Meeting in White Plains in January. As we discussed our goals and plans for the year ahead, I stood there looking around the room and could not help but feel such a strong sense of community and connection. 

April 16, 2014

USTA Serves, the national charitable foundation of the USTA, announced that it has partnered with healthcare company Johnson & Johnson and its Veteran Leadership Council to host six free Warrior and Family Tennis Day events this spring and summer in New York and Philadelphia. The tennis programs will serve as the first pilot programs to implement the USTA Serves Warrior Tennis Curriculum.

April 15, 2014

Now available at Amazon.com, Facing Federer by Scoop Malinowski features more than 50 ATP players as they describe the actual experience of playing tennis against Roger Federer.

April 15, 2014

At the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters on Tuesday, it was Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga who advanced to the third round, defeating Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-4, 1-6, 6-4. With the win Tsonga moves to 7-1 lifetime over Kohlschreiber.

April 14, 2014

Andrea Petkovic claimed her first tournament trophy since the 2011 season by beating 20-year-old Jana Cepelova of Slovakia in the Charleston finals, 7-5, 6-2. 

April 14, 2014

The Bryan Brothers won their 17th straight match on Saturday night in Houston, defeating David Marrero & Fernando Verdasco 4-6, 6-4, 11-9 in the Fayes Sarofim & Company U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship. The American tandem of Bob & Mike Bryan used a comeback in the third set to defeat the duo from Spain and capture their ATP record 97th team title.

April 14, 2014

At the 2014 ASICS Easter Bowl at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, it was the Boys’ 14s top-seeded player, 13-year-old Steven Sun of Glen Cove, N.Y., defeating Keenan Mayo, the second-seeded player from Roseville, Calif., 6-0, 4-6, 6-1, to capture his second Super National previously having won the 12s Clays.

April 14, 2014

At the 2014 ASICS Easter Bowl at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, it was the Boys’ 14s top-seeded player, 13-year-old Steven Sun of Glen Cove, N.Y., defeating Keenan Mayo, the second-seeded player from Roseville, Calif., 6-0, 4-6, 6-1, to capture his second Super National previously having won the 12s Clays.

April 14, 2014

Tennis is a unique sport in so many ways. Being an individual sport makes it highly mental, as there is no contact between the opponents, both players are never on the same side of the court, and the battle is more tactical and psychological.

April 11, 2014

American Donald Young advanced to the quarterfinals of the Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship on Thursday in Houston, upsetting out the 2012 champion and number six seed Juan Monaco, 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-3. In the quarterfinals, Young will meet the number four seed, Fernando Verdasco, a 6-0, 4-6, 6-3 winner Thursday over American Steve Johnson.

April 11, 2014

It’s no secret that there is nothing exciting about the ball toss for the tennis serve. In fact, the important details can be somewhat tedious and are subsequently glossed over.

April 10, 2014

The top-ranked doubles team of Bob & Mike Bryan recorded their 15th consecutive ATP World Tour victory on Wednesday at the Fayez Sarofim & Company U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship over Australians Matthew Ebden & Samuel Groth 6-2, 3-6, 12-10 to advance to the semifinals in Houston. 

April 10, 2014

Germany’s Dustin Brown secured scored the upset of the Fayez Sarofim & Company U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship so far, ousting the top-seeded defending champ John Isner of the U.S. on Wednesday in Houston, 6-4, 6-7(7), 7-6(4).

April 10, 2014

In today’s world of tennis, it pays to be stubborn. Those of us who watched the 2013 Australian Open Men’s Singles Final saw how defending champion Novak Djokovic captured his fourth title in Melbourne at the expense of Andy Murray in a thrilling four-hour match.

April 9, 2014

On Tuesday in Houston at the Fayez Sarofim & Company U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship, it was a good day for Americans as three advanced to the second round. In total, six of the remaining competitors in round two out of 16 total are Americans.

April 9, 2014

As you begin the college search process, looking to balance your academic and athletic needs, there are a few secrets that will help ensure your success in finding a program that is right for you. 

April 9, 2014

The USTA and U.S. Fed Cup Captain Mary Joe Fernandez have announced that world number 18 and 2013 Australian Open semifinalist Sloane Stephens, world number 42 Madison Keys, world number 49 Varvara Lepchenko and world number 57 Christina McHale will represent the U.S. in the 2014 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Playoff against France. 

April 8, 2014

Action began Monday at the Fayez Sarofim & Company U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship in Houston, as 20-year-old American Jack Sock recorded the biggest upset of the day, defeating 2007 Houston champion and number eight seed, Ivo Karlovic, 6-1 6-4. Karlovic was broken four times in the 55-minute match. 

April 8, 2014

NYJTL hosted more than 200 students at an inaugural “Leaders of Tomorrow” event at Bronxwood Preparatory Academy High School to promote student achievement and college and career readiness.

April 8, 2014

The United States Davis Cup Team will host the Slovak Republic in the 2014 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Playoff, Sep. 12-14, at a site to be determined. The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced the draws for the World Group Playoffs in London on Tuesday ...

April 8, 2014

The USTA has launched a nationwide online and DVD audition for the eighth annual U.S. Open casting call. In addition, a live open casting call will be held at the Queens Theatre on July 8. Winners selected from these auditions will perform “America the Beautiful” live in Arthur Ashe Stadium during night sessions at the 2014 U.S. Open, which will be held Aug. 25-Sept. 8.